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Podium at Brands Hatch for DTM champion Bruno Spenglerby Mark Jurista on May 22, 2013 at 10:32:00 AM
Following the successful season-opener in Hockenheim (DE), the podium at the second DTM race of the year again featured a BMW driver: BMW Team Schnitzer driver Bruno Spengler (CA) crossed the finish line in second place in the BMW Bank M3 DTM.
The second best-placed BMW driver was Marco Wittmann (DE) from BMW Team MTEK in only his second DTM race. The 23-year-old was fourth in the Ice-Watch BMW M3 DTM, ahead of BMW Team RBM driver Joey Hand (US) in fifth. This marked the best result of both drivers’ DTM careers.
BMW Finishes Third at ALMS Montereyby Mark Jurista on May 13, 2013 at 09:20:00 AM
Dirk Müller and John Edwards, driving the No. 56 BMW Z4 GTE, scored a third place finish in today’s four-hour American Le Mans Monterey race.
A second consecutive podium finish for the No. 56 machine and a win for the No. 55 car at Long Beach in only the third race of the new program keeps BMW in second place in the GT class manufacturer point standings and moves Müller to the top of the GT class driver points.
Top ten for Turner Motorsport BMW M3 at Road Atlantaby Tim Jones on April 24, 2013 at 12:13:00 PM
Despite setbacks and a rained out qualifying the Turner Motorsport No. 94 GT class M3 finished 7th in GT keeping Paul Dalla Lana 4th in the driver points championship. In GS class the No. 96 M3 retired after 10 laps with a gearbox issue.
Results Are In from BMW Team RLL at Long Beach ALMSby Mark Jurista on April 22, 2013 at 08:59:00 AM
The streets of Long Beach, California continue to be the favorite stomping grounds of BMW Team RLL as they finished 1-2 in today’s American Le Mans at Long Beach race. In only the second race for the new BMW Z4 GTE, the team beat a very competitive GT class field with excellent strategy set in place during the first hour of the two-hour contest around the 1.968-mile, 11-turn temporary street circuit. BMW...
The BMW Z4 GTE Heads to Long Beach for Round Two in ALMSby Mark Jurista on April 16, 2013 at 11:52:00 AM
BMW Team RLL travels to Long Beach, California on April 20th for the second round of the 2013 American Le Mans Series season and the next act in the debut season of the BMW Z4 GTE.
The new machines had an excellent first race at the season-opening 12 Hours of Sebring in March. Running competitive lap times at the sharp end of the GT field for the first two-thirds of the race, the team ultimately finished fourth and seventh after mechanical problems hindered any chance at challenging for the podium.
Turner Motorsport does the Texas Two-Step at COTA capturing GS and GT class victoriesby Tim Jones on March 04, 2013 at 06:41:16 PM
Almost 2 years to the day the Turner Motorsport duo, Bill Auberlen and Paul Dalla Lana, captured their second double victory in Grand-Am competition. In 2011 the duo won both the GS class and GT classes at Miami Homestead Speedway. This past weekend the pair experienced a bit of déjà vu as they drove their Turner BMW M3s to class victories in both inaugural races at the highly acclaimed Circuit of the...
BMW Powers Chip Ganassi to Victory at Rolex 24 at Daytonaby Tim Jones on January 31, 2013 at 12:40:52 PM
The No. 01 Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates TELMEX/Target BMW Riley ended 24 hours of hard fought sports car racing at the 51st Rolex 24 At Daytona in the same position from which it started: First. Starting from the pole-position, CGRFS co-drivers Scott Pruett, Charlie Kimball, Juan Pablo Montoya, and Memo Rojas completed 709 laps in the twice-around-the-clock endurance classic at the Daytona...
BMW Powers Chip Ganassi to Victory at Rolex 24 at Daytonaby Tim Jones on January 28, 2013 at 04:14:53 PM
The No. 01 Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates TELMEX/Target BMW Riley ended 24 hours of hard fought sports car racing at the 51st Rolex 24 At Daytona in the same position from which it started: First.
BMW Power: Top-Three Starting Positions for 51st Rolex 24 at Daytonaby Tim Jones on January 25, 2013 at 04:00:00 PM
BMW Power swept the top-three starting positions in the qualifying session for Saturday’s 51st annual twice-around-the-clock endurance classic - The Rolex 24 at Daytona
BMW Power: Top-Three Starting Positions for 51st Rolex 24 at Daytonaby Tim Jones on January 24, 2013 at 11:01:58 PM
Racer Scott Pruett led an all-Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates charge to the front of the grid for the Rolex 24 at Daytona as BMW Power swept the top-three starting positions in today’s qualifying session for Saturday’s 51st annual twice-around-the-clock endurance classic. Pruett, the defending GRAND-AM driver’s co-champion, drove the No. 01 TELMEX/Target BMW Riley to the pole position with a...